You are cordially invited to attend the Rural Forum meeting on Wednesday,
October 15, 2008, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Long Beach Hyatt Regency
Hotel – Regency Room B (please check program to confirm room location).
This meeting we have the pleasure of presenting two speakers! Our first speaker
is David Horne, Chair of the Greater Laguna Coast Fire Safe Council and a
Professor of Marketing at California State University Long Beach. Dr. Horne and
his wife lost their home in Laguna Beach during the Firestorm of October 1993.
He was the founding president of the Mystic Hills Homeowner's Association,
which represented over 220 families who lost their homes in the fire. He will
be speaking to Rural Forum about rebuilding a home and a community after a
Our second speaker is Daniel Schrimsher of the California Department of Fish
and Game. Daniel is the regional expert on Quagga Mussles for the South Coast
region. He will be presenting a review on the Quagga Mussel epidemic in our
lakes and rivers and what impacts the mussels have on access and
Please join Rural Forum as we welcome our two distinguished speakers who will
be presenting insightful discussions on these very timely topics. We hope to
see you there!